Arkansas - Educator Performance Evaluation: Educator Evaluation Authority

Area: 
Educator Evaluation Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Year Adopted: 
2015
Summary: 

State Board of Education has full authority to adopt educator evaluations.

Body: 

Under Ark. Code Ann. § 6-17-2801. Each public school shall implement the Teacher Excellence and Support System for all teachers employed at the public school under rules established by the State Board of Education. The Arkansas Department of Education Rules Governing the Teacher Excellence and Support System are enacted pursuant to the authority of the State Board of Education under Ark. Code Ann. 6-17-1504, 6-17-2804, and Act 709 of 2013.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/04/2016